SEAK Still Has VHF Issues
From LNM 21
The Coast Guard's VHF-FM Remote Fixed Facility (RFF) reception capabilities on the following sites are degraded and calls on VHF-FM Channel 16
may not be received by the responsible Coast Guard Sector Communication Center within the stated coverage area:
DECEPTION HILLS The Gulf of Alaska near Cape Fairweather, Lituya Bay, and the Fairweather grounds.
ALTHORP PEAK Cross Sound, Lisianski Inlet, and near Cape Spencer.
MOUNT MCARTHUR Cape Decision, Southern Sumner Strait, Cape Omney, and the vicinity of Coronation Island.
DUFFIELD PENINSULA Hoonah Sound and Peril Strait.
CAPE GULL Northwest Afognak Island, Cape Douglas, and Shelikof Strait to Cape Uyak.
TUKLUNG MOUNTAIN The area near Dillingham, Bristol Bay, and Nushagak Waters.
SITKINAK DOME Southern Kodiak and Southeastern Shelikof Strait to Southern Sitkinak Strait.
MANLEY Central Chatham Strait from Peril Strait to Frederick Sound.
CAPE FANSHAW Southern Stephens Passage and Frederick Sound.
ZAREMBO ISLAND Sumner Strait, Northern Clarence Strait, Stikine Strait, and Snow Passage.
ROBERT BARRON Southern Lynn Canal, Auke Bay, Northern Stephens Passage, Funter Bay, Icy Strait, and Northern Chatham Strait.
If unable to reach the Coast Guard on VHF-FM Channel 16, mariners that are equipped with capable radios can contact the Coast Guard through
Communications Detachment Kodiak via high frequency (HF) 4125Khz. Mariners can also contact the Coast Guard via cellular or satellite phone by
calling JRCC Juneau at 907-463-2000, Sector Juneau Command Center at (907) 463-2980 or Sector Anchorage Command Center at (907) 428-
4100. Mariners are reminded that Western and Northern Alaskan have no VHF-FM coverage. Contact in areas without VHF/FM coverage to the
Coast Guard is via Communications Detachment Kodiak on HF or JRCC Juneau by phone. Mariners are requested to relay any unanswered calls
for assistance to the Coast Guard.